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5 Tips for Building Your Own Effective and Innovative Teams

This guest blog is by ELGL member Cori Burbach, the Assistant City Manager in Dubuque, Iowa. That was one of my assigned duties after being appointed city manager of the City of Dubuque. But, what did that mean exactly? Up until that point in my government career, high performing meant things like financial accountability. Standard … Continued

Podcast: High Performance Government with Nick Kittle, Cartegraph

Nick Kittle Government Performance & Innovation Coach Cartegraph Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Sustainable innovation. Nick Kittle, Government Innovation & Performance Coach and author, shares his lessons on leadership, innovation and improving local government. He talked about his experience as a Chief Innovation Officer, his book Sustainovation and the work he’s doing now for Cartegraph. … Continued

Don’t Stop Improving: Nine Lessons Learned in Plano, TX

This guest blog is by ELGL member Abby Owens, a Public Works Compliance Specialist in Plano, TX. Connect with Abby! I joined the City of Plano Public Works Department in late 2017 with a priority project: implement new software that combined asset management and work orders. Oh, and train 200 users, deploy 100 iPads, and … Continued

Improving Processes? Don’t Forget to Ask This Question

This guest blog is by ELGL member Daniel Johns the GIS manager for the Clay County Utility Authority in Florida. Connect with Daniel! Is building more efficient processes challenging for your organization? If so, you’re not alone. Changing behavior to drive efficiency is one of the most challenging things a team faces. But, it doesn’t … Continued

Dear 2019 Clarity Award Winners

Dear City of Scottsdale, AZ- As a representative of the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Cartegraph + ELGL Clarity Award, I am writing you today with congratulations.  Government frequently does good things, but its also important that we share those stories in clear, meaningful ways.  Your story this year was inspirational. So congratulations on winning … Continued

#ELGL18 Morning Session: Cartegraph

It’s Day 2 of #ELGL18. Here is every detail about the morning session.  Webinar: 3 Tips to Master Storytelling w/ Nick Kittle, Cartegraph & Kent Wyatt, ELGL You’re sharing data with your citizens—but is anyone really listening? And, do they truly understand what you’re trying to communicate? Join Nick and Kent as they share the … Continued

2018 Clarity Award Finalists

UPDATE! Village of Buffalo Grove, Illinois takes home the top prize. The Clarity Award, presented by ELGL and Cartegraph, recognizes governments that are telling clear, compelling stories, and engaging their employees and/or their residents by moving the needle in measurable, actionable ways. After a nomination period where submissions were received from across the country, the … Continued

Webinar: 7 Tips for Working with the Media

Don’t forget to apply for the ELGL & Cartegraph Clarity Award. The application is simple and short. Deadline is February 28. Register… Breaking the News: 7 Tips for Working with the Media Wed, Feb 28, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PST Working with the media doesn’t have to be a hair-raising feat. During this free … Continued

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